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Oral history interview with Robert Beam, November 29, 1995

 File — Box: 1-OralHist, Object: 2

Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with Robert “Bob” Beam, Vice President for Business and Finance, conducted and recorded by Tom Coyne on November 29, 1995. Beam graduated with a business degree from Western Michigan University in 1965. He began working at WMU full-time as a senior. Bob discusses his career at WMU while working under multiple presidents, various aspects of the university’s financial history, building projects, and the changes technology has created to the administration of the university. He retired from WMU in 2007.


  • Creation: November 29, 1995



From the Series: 5 Cubic Feet

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No transcript available.

Repository Details

Part of the Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections Repository

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